Easily controlled shrinkage by the
application of heat by either a conventional steam iron or other heat source assures a professional covering job even on the first attempt. May be coated with aircraft dope, epoxies or other
finishes as acceptable to the FAA. Dacron is available in many weights and weaves but three types have been selected as being most suitable as an aircraft covering
For Aircraft Covering
The tensile strength of Grade A and Irish Linen aircraft fabrics is 80 lbs, which may be used as a comparable standard in selecting the proper Dacron fabric weight for a specific application. 1.8 oz. lightweight material which is generally used on gliders and over plywood. 2.7 oz. fabric is comparable in strength to Grade A. The finer weave assures an ultra-smooth texture-free finish. The 2.97 oz. material is a heavy duty fabric for extraordinary service.
UNLESS SPECIFIED, THIS WILL ARRIVE TO YOU FOLDED, NOT ROLLED. IF YOU PREFER ROLLED, PLEASE ADD A NOTE TO YOUR ORDER. SHIPPING CHARGES WILL INCREASE.
|A pink translucent, 1 part air drying resin used for the first 2 or 3 coats to penetrate and seal the fabric weave and assure good adhesion. Also used to attach the finishing tapes and reinforcing patches. Brush on initial coat thinned 3:1 with reducer. Subsequent coats are thinned 3:1 with reducer and applied with a spray gun to avoid brush marks & cut application time.